Lord Thomas of Gresford

Liberal Democrat Shadow Attorney General

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill - Second Reading 21 Sep 2020

    My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Carlile, crystallised the focus of the Bill as the protection of the public, and I think that is generally understood. Terrorism is a cancer in our society. The Minister, the noble Lord, Lord Parkinson, is to be congratulated on the clear way in which he opened the debate; he said that it was ever-evolving. The question is whether it can be cured by more of the...
  • Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill - Second Reading 21 Sep 2020

    My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Carlile, crystallised the focus of the Bill as the protection of the public, and I think that is generally understood. Terrorism is a cancer in our society. The Minister, the noble Lord, Lord Parkinson, is to be congratulated on the clear way in which he opened the debate; he said that it was ever-evolving. The question is whether it can be cured by more of the...
  • Sentencing White Paper - Statement 21 Sep 2020

    The Statement rightly claims that the first duty of any Government is to protect their people. There are two competing views as to how people should be protected. There are those who believe that warehousing offenders for as long as possible is a sure way of protecting the public, at the price of destroying the span of their lives on this planet. The alternative view is that the time and...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1996

Currently held offices

  • Member, Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (since 20 Jun 2019)
  • Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (since 17 May 2018)
  • Liberal Democrat Shadow Attorney General (since 1 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Wales) (7 Sep 2015 to 28 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Draft Bribery Bill (Joint Committee) (11 May 2009 to 16 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Attorney General (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Shadow Lord Chancellor), Ministry of Justice (17 May 2007 to 4 Jul 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Shadow Lord Chancellor), Constitutional Affairs (10 Jan 2007 to 17 May 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Shadow Attorney General), Home Affairs (21 Mar 2006 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (21 Mar 2006 to 10 Jan 2007)
  • Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Non-Departmental & Cross Departmental Responsibilities (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Shadow Attorney General, Law Officers (Constitutional Affairs) (22 Feb 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Advisory Team On Legal Matters, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Welsh Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (26 Jun 2001 to 8 Dec 2003)

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